Soccer

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

Colleges mulling whether to cut sports amid the coronavirus pandemic must ensure they remain compliant with the federal civil-rights law known as Title IX

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with…

Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines

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Zoom calls, drive-ins: Danes get creative for…

Danish soccer teams will be competing for points on the field and to deliver the most innovative fan experience off it when league play resumes this week amid the coronavirus pandemic

NWSL returning to play with summertime tournament…

Pro soccer returns to America next month when the National Women’s Soccer League plays a 25-game tournament in a near-empty stadium in Utah

Dortmund falls short again, losing to Bayern in…

The raucous home support was silent and the Yellow Wall was invisible because of the coronavirus pandemic

Women's Super League in England canceled because…

The top women’s soccer league in England has been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak

Atlético Madrid forward João Félix has minor k…

Atlético Madrid says forward João Félix has sprained his left knee

Ibrahimović injures calf while training with AC…

Zlatan Ibrahimović has injured his calf while training for the anticipated restart of Serie A with AC Milan

Messi's back: Spanish soccer league set to resume…

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced Saturday that the soccer league in Spain will be allowed to resume from June 8

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Onus on Dortmund to beat Bayern in quietest ever…

Borussia Dortmund has to beat Bayern Munich on Tuesday if anyone is to have a realistic chance of stopping the seven-time defending champion from claiming yet another Bundesliga title

Spanish clubs now allowed to train with groups of…

Spanish league clubs are now allowed to train with groups of up to 14 players as the league stays on track to restart in less than three weeks

Spanish league wants to resume with Seville derby on June 11

The president of the Spanish league says the competition could restart as early as June 11 with the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis

No fans and no protesters as Leipzig beats Mainz…

Leipzig seemed to enjoy playing in an empty stadium with no protesters as it routed host Mainz 5-0 to move third in the Bundesliga

The Latest: Russell wins virtual F1 Monaco GP…

Formula One driver George Russell has won the virtual Monaco Grand Prix on the day the iconic race would have been held

Economic woes taking toll on Chinese football clubs

Economic woes are taking a toll on China's professional football clubs, with 11 being disqualified for failing to pay wages and five closing shop on their own terms, including top-tier Chinese Super League side Tianjin Tianhai

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AP Sportlight for May 24

The Latest: Fired NASCAR star wins World of…

Fired NASCAR star Kyle Larson won the World of Outlaws race Saturday night in Pevley, Missouri, a day after finishing second behind brother-in-law Brad Sweet in the first Sprint Cup event with live fans in the dirt series’ return from a coronavirus pandemic suspension

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Bald truth: Cincinnati MLS team tweets wrong photo of coach

New Cincinnati head coach Jaap Stam is joking about a case of mistaken identity

Mexico cancels soccer season because of…

Mexico’s Liga MX canceled the remainder of its spring season without crowning a champion for the first time,

Man United sues management simulation game over…

Manchester United is suing the makers of the “Football Manager” video game series for allegedly infringing its trademark by using the club’s name